Napoleon & Empire
Castle of Mortefontaine
Gallery of castles, palaces and strongholds
Property of Joseph Bonaparte, Napoleon's elder brother, since 1798.
Here was signed in 1800 the treaty of friendship between France and the United States of America, said Treaty of Mortefontaine.
Here again were negotiated the preliminaries of the Peace of Amiens on March 25, 1802.
At Mortefontaine were also celebrated the weddings of Joachim Murat and Caroline Bonaparte on January 20, 1800 and of Camillo Borghese and Pauline Bonaparte on November 5, 1803.
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